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Jessye Norman: People's Passion [DVD]

Album Summary

>Various : Works
Performers Conductor Ensemble Composer

Notes & Reviews:

The People's Passion is an Eastertide special, telling the story of the last days of Christ's life, to His death and Resurrection, from the point of view of ordinary people caught up in the dramatic events. The Donkey Minder is asked to lend his donkey to lead a palm-waving procession. Judas meets the High Priests and offers to deliver Jesus to them, before plotting his betrayal. The Last Supper is followed by the scenes at the Garden of Gethsemane, the procession to Calvary and at Christ's tomb. The finale tells of the Resurrection in a triumphant rendering of Jesus Christ is Risen. Starring Jessye Norman, Thomas Allen and more!

Notes & Reviews:

Run Time: 50 min.
Region: 1
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo,
Country of Origin: USA


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Works Details

>Various : Works
  • Performers: Thomas Allen (Baritone); Robert Hardy; Patricia Hodge; Jessye Norman (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: John Scott
  • Ensemble: City of London Sinfonia
  • Period Time: 20th Century